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Stephanie Wallace leads a lively conversation with two experts in sexuality and disability on the latest episode of ICS’s Independence Radio.
SVP of Independent Living at ICS, Anna Fay reminisces with Independence Radio host, Stephanie Wallace about her life-long involvement with disability issues.
Independence radio host Stephanie Wallace talks to comedian Damon Rozier.
Meet Stephanie Wallace: proud grandmother, legendary karaoke singer, host of online radio show LAID, and active ICS member.
What is behavioral health and how does it differ from mental health? Are people with disabilities more prone to depression than others are? What effect does depression have on the physical health of people with disabilities? These are just a few of the questions Independence Radio host Stephanie Wallace explores with ICS Director of Behavioral […]
Our beloved friend and colleague Anna Fay passed away Friday, December 15, 2017, after a brief illness.
My name is Daniel Winchester and I am a resident of Manhattan, in New York City. I was born prematurely with cerebral palsy in 1952, which affects me in multiple ways: I have profound hearing loss to near deafness, a complete lack of coordination of upper limbs, and a mild speech dysfunction. To date, I […]
It has been almost one year since the Civics League for Disability Rights was born. On the eve of last year’s general election, ICS members and others interested in discussing issues important to the disability community gathered at ICS’s Brooklyn office for their first monthly meeting to share and learn about how to be effective […]
In the latest episode of ICS Independence Radio, host Stephanie Wallace talks with Nettie Harper, director of ICS’s Dementia Program, about how to live with dementia, whether you are a person diagnosed with the condition or are that person’s caregiver or aide. You can listen to the episode here. For most people, dementia is a […]
By Civics League member Stephanie Wallace. Do you know that there are people who feel so passionately about a cause that they will show up to a congress member’s or senator’s office to fight for that cause? Who is fighting for you? That’s a serious question for you to ponder. As citizens with disabilities, […]
People with disabilities benefit from creative, inexpensive solutions to everyday needs. ICS Rehab Engineer Bob Paradiso is a wizard with electronics. He can make hard-to-open refrigerator doors pop open with the push of a button, shades and medical beds go up and down with simple voice commands, and wheelchairs stop and start with the movement […]
I didn’t know how it would turn out, but I knew what I wanted it to be. After two years of hosting the LAID broadcast and LAIDlive events – LAID stands for Love and Intimacy for the Disabled – people in the ICS community have come to trust me. As a result, on several occasions […]
“It never felt right that I shouldn’t be able to live in the community,” Marilyn Saviola, Senior VP for Advocacy and the Women’s Health Access Project, tells host Stephanie Wallace in a new episode of Independence Radio. “If I wanted to have a life, if I wanted to do things, I would have to fight […]
ICS founder and President Rick Surpin was honored by the Medicare Rights Center at a gala dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel at Columbus Circle last month.
Christy Cruz is an ICS staff member, wheelchair basketball hotshot, disability rights advocate and fashion model, and now a mom!
During Pride Month members of ICS’s LGBTQ affinity group reflect on what brought them together and their intentions for this new forum.
ICS Medical Director Kwame Kitson MD on making the most of your medical appointments.
Introducing Independence Radio: A new way to get information from ICS.
Looking at the Transitions pilot at ICS and the impact it has had on the rehospitalization front.
Have you heard of the acclaimed Sundance Channel TV Program Push Girls? The series chronicles the lives of several young women with physical disabilities living, working and loving life in Los Angeles. This Saturday, August 10, a group of New York City’s very own Push Girls—young, dynamic, beautiful, community-minded women with disabilities—will host their first […]